Sandy Springs, Georgia, offers residents and visitors a suburban haven away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Home to many commuters, Sandy Springs is a quick 20-minute drive from Atlanta and was named one of the best U.S. cities to live in
, ranking in the top 20.
The city offers a mix of urban and suburban vibes, with many restaurants, coffee shops, and parks for people to enjoy. One of the many community-focused outdoor activities is the Sandy Springs farmer market
. There are a variety of shops and vendors at the open-air market, which is open from April to November.
1. Buy fresh produce from Martin’s Back Acres
Martin’s Back Acres
sells fresh produce grown in the local area. The farm grows vegetables, fruits, flowers, and other natural products. They pride themselves on using sustainable and chemical-free farming techniques. Martin’s Back Acres lives their motto “the land of fruits, nuts & clucks. Find a variety of in-season locally-grown produce
ranging from fresh shitake mushrooms to blueberries at Martin’s Back Acres farmers market stand. People can purchase farm-grown produce to enjoy at home.
2. Grab some low-carb desserts at Zambawango
offers an array of delicious desserts and baked goods, even including low-carb and gluten-free options. The Sandy Springs bakery is committed to providing tasty treats that fit into a healthy lifestyle. The bakery opened in 2018 and uses natural alternatives to grain flour and refined sugars to create yummy sugar-free, low-carb desserts. Visit the Zambawango tent
to grab some sweet treats.
3. Buy some premium olive oil from award-winning Pure Chilean
is a family-owned company that offers high-end olive. The Pure Chilean extra virgin olive oil has won awards. The company considers its extra virgin olive to be the best of the best, with an acidity of only 0.2% in comparison to the 0.8% maximum to be considered extra virgin olive oil. Pure Chilean takes the lead in every aspect of the creation of their olive oil. They harvest the olives from a farm that they own, process the olives into oil, bottle the oil, and ship it out to their customers. Their olives are grown in Chilean soil and imported to the company’s Georgia location. Pick up a bottle of award-winning olive oil at the market
from Pure Chilean.
4. Support the local community with Peachtree Farms' produce
offers locally grown produce to Atlanta and the surrounding area while providing jobs to people with disabilities. The farm is committed to promoting inclusivity and sustainability. With a commitment to creating jobs for people with disabilities, Peachtree Farms makes farm-grown produce more accessible in northern Georgia. Find some local produce and feel confident that you are helping make positive change in the community.
5. Pick up some artisan bath products from Emmerse
sells handmade artisan products ranging from scented candles to luxurious body wash. The company is dedicated to helping its customers achieve a feeling of relaxation and find a sense of peace. With a commitment to producing products that are lung-safe, environmentally friendly, and phthalate and sulfate free, you know that you are getting high-quality self-care products from Emmerse. Check out the Emmerse table
at the farmers market to treat yourself to some relaxing scents of their candle and bath products.
6. Try some tea from Just Add Honey
Just Add Honey
is an Atlanta-based company committed to a love of tea. The tea company was founded by a tea lover who decided to create their own delicious tea. Each flavor from Just Add Honey is unique offering different benefits. The variety of tea leaves includes black, herbal, fruit, and specialty. Whether you are looking for a soothing or relaxing tea, Just Add Honey has many options. Purchase dry tea leaves by ounce at the farmers’ market
7. Enjoy some chef-produced meats from TK Gourmet
offers foods grown and produced by local chefs. The company sells vacuum-sealed and flash-frozen meats and seafood so that people can enjoy chef-quality food at home. You can find a variety of meats, poultry, and seafood at the TK Gourmet farmers market booth. TK Gourmet is a great way to taste gourmet local seafood such as Georgia wild shrimp.
8. Buy a dozen farm-fresh eggs from Kind Shepherd Farm
Kind Shepherd Farm
is a family operation that sells high-quality meats, eggs, and veggies. The farm is true to its “Kind Shepherd” name, feeding its animals organic feed and caring for them with love. The farm is committed to no hormones, antibiotics, herbicides, pesticides, or chemical fertilizers to produce the highest quality products. The beef and lamb are grass-fed, while the chicken, pork, and turkey are raised in a pasture-eating non-GMO feed. The King Shepherd Farm sells fresh meat and eggs at the Sandy Springs farmers market.
9. Ready to get started?
As a local to the Atlanta area, Jimmy Hutchinson
is familiar with Sandy Springs real estate and prepared to help his clients achieve their dreams. Jimmy is a former athlete turned real estate agent. He went from being an SEC Champion football player at Auburn University to a dedicated real estate professional serving in the Atlanta area. Since 2019, Jimmy has handled more than $60 million in sales, making him one of the top real estate professionals in Atlanta. He is a functional expert in Sandy Springs real estate. He works tirelessly to provide his clients with the highest level of service. With experience working with real estate investors and institutional investors, he offers his clients unique insight for clients interested in buying a residential home. Contact Jimmy to get started looking at Sandy Springs homes for sale today.